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Seated portrait of Sultan bin ...

Seated portrait of Sultan bin ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Seated portrait of Sultan bin Ahmad, a sheikh of the Sh'asha lineage of the Bayt Kathir Bedouin and a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, in the region between Wadi Rahnah and Al Maghar well. Sultan bin Ahmad kneels on the ground facing forward. He is holding a rifle in one hand.

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
Film Negative 35mm
Hadhramawt Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩaḑramawt]; Wadi Rahnah [Wādī Raḩnah] - Hadhramawt Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩaḑramawt]; Al Maghar
Cultural Group
Bedouin Bayt Kathir Sh'asha
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
February 8-10, 1946

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